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Please read the operator's manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions
before using the machine.
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  • Page 1 Operator’s manual 535RJ Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine. E E E E n n n n g g g g l l l l i i i i s s s s h h h h...
  • Page 2: Key To Symbols

    KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols WARNING! Clearing saws, brushcutters and trimmers can be dangerous! Careless or incorrect use Starting instructions can result in serious or fatal injury to the operator or others. Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Contents Note the following before starting: KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols ..............2 Please read the operator’s manual carefully. CONTENTS Maintenance, replacement, or repair of the emission Contents ............... 3 control devices and system may be performed by any Note the following before starting: ......3 nonroad engine repair establishment or individual.
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Dear customer! Congratulations on your choice to buy a Husqvarna product! Husqvarna is based on a tradition that dates back to 1689, when the Swedish King Karl XI ordered the construction of a factory on the banks of the Huskvarna River, for production of muskets.
  • Page 5: What Is What

    WHAT IS WHAT? What is what on the brush cutter? Trimmer head 17 Choke control Grease filler cap, bevel gear 18 Air purge Bevel gear 19 Locking nut Cutting attachment guard 20 Support flange Shaft 21 Support cup Handle adjustment 22 Blade Loop handle 23 Drive disc...
  • Page 6: General Safety Precautions

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Important WARNING! Never allow children to use or be in the vicinity of the machine. As the IMPORTANT! machine is equipped with a spring- loaded stop switch and can be started by The machine is only designed for trimming grass. low speed and force on the starter National or local regulations may regulate the use.
  • Page 7: Machine's Safety Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS GLOVES Throttle trigger lockout Gloves should be worn when necessary, e.g., when fitting The throttle lockout is designed to prevent accidental cutting attachments. operation of the throttle control. When you press the lock (A) (i.e. when you grasp the handle) it releases the throttle control (B).
  • Page 8 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS be checked. See instructions under the heading Vibration damping system Maintenance. Your machine is equipped with a vibration damping system that is designed to reduce vibration and make operation easier. Stop switch Use the stop switch to switch off the engine. Using incorrectly wound cord or a blunt or incorrect cutting attachment (wrong type or incorrectly filed, see instructions under the heading Filing the blade) increases...
  • Page 9 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Muffler Regularly check that the muffler is securely attached to the machine. WARNING! Never use the machine indoors or in spaces lacking proper ventilation. Exhaust fumes contain carbon monoxide, an odorless, poisonous and highly dangerous gas. If the muffler on your machine is fitted with a spark The muffler is designed to keep noise levels to a minimum arrestor screen this must be cleaned regularly.
  • Page 10: Cutting Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Locking nut WARNING! Always stop the engine before doing any work on the cutting attachment. This continues to rotate even after the throttle has been released. A locking nut is used to secure some types of cutting Ensure that the cutting attachment has attachment.
  • Page 11: Trimmer Head

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Check the cutting attachment for damage or cracks. A • The length of the cord is also important. A longer cord damaged cutting attachment should always be replaced. requires greater engine power than a shorter cord of the same diameter.
  • Page 12: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY Fitting the J-handle Assembling the cutting equipment • Clip the loop handle onto the shaft. Note that the loop handle must be fitted between the arrows on the shaft. WARNING! When fitting the cutting attachment it is extremely important that the raised section on the drive disc/support flange engages correctly in the centre hole of the cutting attachment.
  • Page 13: Fitting A Blade Guard, Grass Blade And Grass Cutter

    ASSEMBLY The guard extension is removed easily using the spark Fitting other guards and cutting plug spanner, see illustration. attachments • Fit the trimmer guard/combination guard (A) intended for use with the trimmer head/plastic blades. CAUTION! Ensure that the guard extension is fitted. Fitting a blade guard, grass blade Hang the trimmer guard/combination guard (A) on the and grass cutter...
  • Page 14: Fuel Handling

    Two-stroke oil CAUTION! The machine is equipped with a two-stroke • For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA engine and must always be run using a mixture of two-stroke engine oil, which is specially formulated for gasoline and two-stroke engine oil. It is important to our air-cooled two stroke-engines.
  • Page 15: Fueling

    FUEL HANDLING Fueling Gasoline, litre Two-stroke oil, litre 2% (50:1) 0,10 0,20 WARNING! Taking the following 0,30 precautions, will lessen the risk of fire: 0,40 US gallon US fl. oz. Mix and pour fuel outdoors, where there are no sparks or flames. 2 1/2 Do not smoke or place hot objects near 2 1/2...
  • Page 16: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Check before starting trimmer guard if they have been exposed to impact or are cracked. • Check the blade to ensure that no cracks have formed at the bottom of the teeth or by the centre hole. The most common reason why cracks are formed is that sharp corners have been formed at the bottom of the teeth while sharpening or that the blade has been...
  • Page 17 STARTING AND STOPPING Primer bulb: Press the air purge repeatedly until fuel Stopping begins to fill the bulb. The bulb need not be completely filled. Stop the engine by switching off the ignition. WARNING! When the engine is started with the choke in either the choke or start throttle positions the cutting CAUTION! The stop switch automatically returns to the attachment will start to rotate...
  • Page 18: Working Techniques

    WORKING TECHNIQUES General working instructions Always hold the machine with both hands. Hold the machine on the right side of your body. IMPORTANT! This section describes the basic safety precautions for working with brush cutters and trimmers. If you encounter a situation where you are uncertain how to proceed you should ask an expert.
  • Page 19 WORKING TECHNIQUES the clearing stroke and the movement from left-to- WARNING! Watch out for thrown objects. right is the return stroke. Let the left-hand side of the Always wear approved eye protection. blade (between 8 and 12 o’clock) do the cutting. Never lean over the cutting attachment guard.
  • Page 20 WORKING TECHNIQUES Clearing • The clearing technique removes all unwanted vegetation. Keep the trimmer head just above the ground and tilt it. Let the end of the cord strike the ground around trees, posts, statues and the like. CAUTION! This technique increases the wear on the cord.
  • Page 21: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE Carburetor Muffler Always wear approved protective gloves. Your Husqvarna product has been designed and manufactured to specifications that reduce harmful CAUTION! Some mufflers are fitted with a catalytic emissions. converter. See chapter on Technical data to see whether Basic setting your machine is fitted with a catalytic converter.
  • Page 22: Cooling System

    filled three-quarters therefore avoid skin contact. full with grease. Use HUSQVARNA special grease. Put the filter in a plastic bag and pour the filter oil over it. Knead the plastic bag to distribute the oil. Squeeze the excess oil out of the filter inside the plastic bag and pour...
  • Page 23: Spark Plug

    Use of the wrong spark plug can damage the piston/ cylinder. Check that the spark plug is fitted with a suppressor. Note: Use only HUSQVARNA replacement parts. Use of other brands of replacement parts can cause damage to your unit or injury to the operator or others. Your...
  • Page 24: Maintenance Schedule

    MAINTENANCE Maintenance schedule The following is a list of the maintenance that must be performed on the machine. Most of the items are described in the Maintenance section. The user must only carry out the maintenance and service work described in this manual. More extensive work must be carried out by an authorized service workshop.
  • Page 25: Technical Data Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data Technical data 535RJ Engine Cylinder displacement, 2,11/34,6 Cylinder bore, inch/mm 1,50/38,0 Stroke, inch/mm 1,20/30,5 Idle speed, rpm 2900 Recommended max. speed, rpm 11500 Speed of output shaft, rpm 8220 Max. engine output, acc. to ISO 8893, kW/ rpm 1,6/8400 Catalytic converter muffler...
  • Page 26 TECHNICAL DATA Approved accessories Type Cutting attachment guard, Art. no. Centre hole in blades/cutters, Ø 25,4 mm Output shaft thread M12 Multi 255-3 (Ø 255 3 teeth) 537 33 16-03 Grass blade/grass cutter Grass 255-4 (Ø 255 4 teeth) 537 33 16-03 Multi 275-4 (Ø...
  • Page 27: Federal And California Emissions Control Warranty Statement

    Husqvarna Forest & Garden. If the part fails prior to the first scheduled replacement, OWNER′S WARRANTY the part will be repaired or replaced by Husqvarna Forest RESPONSIBILITIES & Garden at no cost. Any such part repaired or replaced under warranty is warranted for the remainder of the •...
  • Page 28 EPA may not be used. The use of any non-exempted add-on or modified parts will be grounds for disallowing a warranty claim. Husqvarna Forest & Garden will not be liable to warrant failures of warranted parts caused by the use of a non-exempted add-on or modified part.
  • Page 30 8,5 m 10 cm 4" 4,2 m "Clic" 15 cm 6"...
  • Page 31 4,25 m 4,25 m 15 cm 6" 15 cm 6"...
  • Page 32 T35, T35x 8,5 m 10 cm 4" 4,3 m "Clic" 15 cm 6"...
  • Page 33 T45, T45x 10 m 10 cm 4" 4,3 m 15 cm "Clic" 6"...
  • Page 34 Original instructions 1156624-95 ´®z+X^Q¶5X¨ ´®z+X^Q¶5X¨ 2015-11-23...